Vitamin E (D-alpha-Tocopherol), lipophilic antioxidant (ab142967)

Overview

  • Product name

    Vitamin E (D-alpha-Tocopherol), lipophilic antioxidant
  • Description

    Potent lipophilic antioxidant
  • Biological description

    Potent lipophilic antioxidant. α-Tocopherol stereoisomer. Inhibits lipid oxidation in vivo. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 97%
  • CAS Number

    59-02-9
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (2R)-2,5,7,8-Tetramethyl-2-[(4R,8R)-4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl]-3,4-dihydrochromen-6-ol
  • Molecular weight

    430.70
  • Molecular formula

    C29H50O2
  • PubChem identifier

    14985
  • Storage instructions

    Store at +4°C. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in ethanol
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CC1=C(C(=C2CCC(OC2=C1C)(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)C)C)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

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